Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Estate Planning Tips for the New Year

2014Estate planning attorney, Margaret Barr, has suggested that people think about and update their estate plan for the New Year. Below are some quick and easy tips to help you update your estate plan: 

  1. Draft beneficiary designations or update them.
  2. Consider creating a living will and a health care surrogate.
  3. Think about including your digital assets in your estate planning.
  4. Create an estate plan to ensure that you provide for your dependants.
  5. Check to see if your county permits e-filing for estate administration documents for convenience.

See Margaret Barr, Five Estate Planning Tips for 2014, McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC, Jan. 10, 2013. 

Special thanks to Jim Hillhouse (Professional Legal Marketing (PLM, Inc.)) for bringing this article to my attention.


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